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ABC
Jan 4, 2010 3:35am EST
the united states embassy has been closed for security reasons and the british embassy closed as well. what can you tell us about the intelligence? >> looked at the intelligence that's available as far as the plans for al qaeda to carry out attacks possibly defense our embassy, possibly against u.s. personnel. decided it was the prudent thing to do to shut the embassy. we're working very closely with the yemeni authorities to address the threat that's out there. again it just demonstrates that al qaeda is determined to carry out these attacks and we're determined to thwart these attacks. >> there's a live threat, there's an active threat? >> there is. al qaeda has several hundred members in yemen and they've grown in strength. that's why from the first day of this administration we've focud on yemen. i've traveled out to yemen twice to talk to the president. in fact, this past week. we're continuing this dialogue. we've provided equipment training, we're cooperating very closely. >> there's a report that the british and the united states are now setting up counterterrorism police force in y
ABC
Jan 4, 2010 2:20am EST
flight with explosives in his underwear. >> i'm calling for the united states government to impose penalties for foreign airports that don't comply with u.s. security rules. if you want to fly to the united states, you're going to have to play by our security rules, no questions asked. >> reporter: in response to the christmas day near-disaster, the tsa has announced that beginning monday, all international passengers coming to the u.s. from high-risk countries will be subject to tighter security. lucy yang, abc news, at newark airport. >>> the federal aviation administration says it's stepping up its investigation of american airlines. it follows three botched landings by the carrier over an 11-day period. that includes the accident in kingston, jamaica, where the jet overshot the runway during a rainstorm. investigators want to know why airplane wing tips hit the ground during recent landings in austin and charlotte. >>> a man suspected of killing four family members over the thanksgiving holiday is now in custody. the five-month manhunt ended thanks to a motel manager who was wa
ABC
Jan 6, 2010 3:05am EST
, only 20 ligers in the united states liger is pretty much my favorite animal. >> thank you, napoleon. >> this liger doesn't have a name yet so the zoo is conducting a contest to pick one. maybe napoleon, how about that. >> that would be a good one. >> we'll be back with more "world news now." (announcer) sleep is your body's strongest ally. and improve your concentration. tylenol pm works with your body to ease the aches and pains that keep you awake, and helps you fall asleep in a non-habit forming way. because the better you sleep, the better you feel. because the better you sleep, assistance getting around their homes. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little to no cost to you. stay tuned for this important medicare benefit information and free scooter guarantee. imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your may entitle you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen ... your power chair will be paid in full. the scooter store. why should you call the scooter store today? because the
ABC
Jan 13, 2010 3:05am EST
in afghanistan by the united states and the rest of the world with more awareness within afghanistan on our shortfalls and shortcomings and the requirements for afghanistan. >> part of the opposition of the united states was americans are losing their lives, and we know afghan security forces and civilians are losing their lives, too. but americans are losing their lives when corruption is undermining the objective. >> corruption is undermining our government, our society, and we must continue to work against it. i, as the president of afghanistan, am responsible and must take care of the afghan part of corruption within the afghan government. >> when you went to helmand, you were told it was rocket-fueled gunfire that was fired at you. how many assassination attempts? >> i don't know. maybe three, four. that's not much. >> when the u.s. keeps pushing you to go out more in the country -- >> the afghan people want to see more of their president. it's a good thing. for me to be with the afghan people is a great, great joy. and if that means taking risk, i must take it many times over. >> i kn
ABC
Jan 18, 2010 3:35am EST
flown in from the united states as well as our own haitian doctors and nurses. the staff that we have here now could be working round the clock. we could be -- we have a landing zone adjacent to the hospital where we lay temporarily with trucks and other vehicles. so we could be in operation 24/7. my surgeons are sitting on their hands waiting for patients while they -- while they're dying in port-au-prince. >> such hard words to hear because of what you said, that we know people are in a crucial time element in port-au-prince right now. of course we know many of these victims only have days to get the help they so desperately need at this point. >> it is extremely difcult for us. and frankly, not something we're taking very well here. obviously we've been asking the media to do its part and try to encourage those who are in charge in port-au-prince to make a sincere effort to bring these patients here. they're 30 minutes away. if you can imagine, five days either being buried in rubble or having an organ or limb crushed. gangrene is setting in on their injuries. many of them probably
ABC
Jan 28, 2010 3:05am EST
. thank you, god bless you, and god bless the united states of america. >> by now you've heard some of what the experts thought about the speech. we asked you to logon to our facebook fan page and tell us what you think and actually grade the speech. it's a c, he didn't say anything new and did not address the real problems for our economy. the high school dropout rate. >> jorge gave the president an "a." he said an "a" for me on the student loans and ending don't ask, don't tell. given what he had to begin with i'm sure he will get better as we head into his second year. >> a lot of "as." >> you can go to facebook and weigh in. we have dozens of responses. >>> when we come back, they've been practically sleepless waiting for apple's new tablet. apple fanatics chubby checker: hi i'm chubby checker. a new twist in the law makes it easier than ever to save on your medicare prescription drug plan costs. so what are you waiting for? go to www.socialsecurity.gov and apply for extra help. it's easier than learning the twist. ñññññññññññññññññññññ
ABC
Jan 14, 2010 3:05am EST
is asking american families with missing relatives in haiti to contact the state department. >>> the united nations has released $10 million from its emergency fund to help with the disaster. countries from china to canada are pitching in millions more. supplies, services, and cash donations are also coming from companies such as u.p.s., walmart, google, and disney, the parent company of abc. and if you'd like to help with the earthquake relief, we have a list of some aid organizations that are involved in the humanitarian effort in haiti. they're at our website, abcnewcom. >> make sure you reng t >> ed.owhe big >>> want t your thursday forecast. rain in south texas from houston to san antonio and corpus christi. showers in the western part the state stchito n mexico. mountain snow from central new mexico to montana and washington state, and some showers around the great lakes. >> at or above normal for the eastern half of the country. 33 in bosto n4n n and4 m 30s across most of the midwest. 51 in seattle, 61 in sacramento, and 68 in oen >>> and when we return, we'll check the morning's ot
ABC
Jan 21, 2010 3:05am EST
great respect for the presidency, the men and women of the united states secret service, and they have a tradition of excellence in their missions. and nothing that transpired on november 24th should take away from the extraordinary services the united states secret service performs on a daily basis. >> did you attend the white house state dinner held on november 24th, 2009, as part of a reality tv stunt? mr. chairman, i am under a nondisclosure agreement and should not discuss matters related to the television matter. >> that is not the answer. let me give you another chance to -- >> well, mr. chairman, on advice of counsel i respectfully assert my right to remain silent and decline to answer your question. >> were you on the secret services office security list at the first checkpoint to enter the white house grounds? >> on advice of counsel i respectfully assert my right to remain silent and decline to answer your question. >> when you were advised at the gate that your name was not on the list why did you continue to attempt to enter when you knew you did not have final confirmatio
ABC
Jan 11, 2010 3:35am EST
that about an african-american candidate for president of the united states, trust me, this chairman and the dnc would be screaming for his head, very much as they were with trent lott. >> "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. >> harry reid, should he resign? >> i don't think so. first of all, all of us are imperfect. clearly, this was a mistake. clearly, the leader misspoke. he has also apologized. he's not only apologized to the president, i think he's apologized to all of the black leadership that he could reach. so the president has accepted the apology. and it would seem to me that the matter should be closed. >> well, michael steele, the chairman of the republican party, said had a republican said this about a democrat, democrats would be all adither. and he today called for senator reid to step aside. you don't agree? in the first place, when trent . lott had a somewhat similar situation i saw no democrats jumping out there and condemning senator lott. i know senator lott. i happen to be very fond of him. and he made a mistake, there was
ABC
Jan 12, 2010 3:05am EST
." their view of the united states? more complicated. 68% say they support the american troops in afghanistan now. and they agree with president obama's recent troop surge. "they bring us security," says this woman. but eight years of disappointment in america's performance has left overall approval of the u.s. at only 38%. so what about the enemy, the taliban? our pollshow they remain extremely unpopular. they say, we have bad memories of the taliban. while embattled president hamid karzai is ridi his post election wave of hope. polling in afghanistan is daunting and dangerous. abc news and our partners here sent 168 pollsters out all across the country door-to-door taking the pulse of more than 1,500 people. asking them about ordinary life here. for instance, that covering for women, the burqa, should it be the husband's decision or hers? in this untry, a split decision. women say they should decide. the majority of men say it's the husband's choice. this woman added perspective. "my husband's not the problem," she says. "it's the taliban i'm afraid of." and sometimes small signs of progres
ABC
Jan 20, 2010 3:05am EST
united states senator. >> an outcome that's sending shock waves through washington. our senior political reporter weighs in. >>> city in crisis. looting on the rise in port-au-prince. >> you can't trust anybody right now. >> and amazingly, people still being pulled alive from the rubble. >>> and, role reversal. money and marriage. who benefits more? men or women? it's wednesday, january 20th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> well, it looks like we're the sugar mamas these days. >> indeed. >> women taking care of men. >> marriage can be lucrative. emotional benefits makes emotional sense, now dollars and cents. >> you're so diplomatic all the time. good morning and thanks for being with us this morning. you'll hear more about that story coming up. i'm vinita nair. >> i'm eric horng. jeremy hubbard is on assignment. >>> it's a political shocker. a republican is now the new senator for massachusetts, winning ted kennedy's old seat. >> scott brown beat democrat martha coakley by a clear margin, at least five points. now there are questions about the future of health care reform
ABC
Jan 27, 2010 3:05am EST
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ABC
Jan 25, 2010 2:20am EST
attacks. >> reporter: osama bin laden directed his words squarely at the president of the united states. he warned of new threats against the u.s. and claimed the failed christmas day bomber as one of his own. stating, the plain of the heroic warrior, umar farouk abdulmutallab, was a confirmation of the previous messages sent by the heroes of september 11th. >> if you're a 22-year-old nigerian conducting an attack, then osama bin laden comes out and calls you a hero and calls you a martyr and elevates your status, that's very troubling and that can serve as a very valuable recruiting tool. >> reporter: new details have now emerged about the christmas day attack. according to the associated press abdulmutallab arrived at a hospital at 2:00 p.m., escorted by detroit police. there, he made incriminating statements to a doctor about trying to detonate an explosive. around 3:30, fbi agents began interviewing the suspect in his hospital room, where he talked openly about his links to al qaeda in yemen. ten hours after the incident, when investigators told him he had the right to remain silent
ABC
Jan 7, 2010 3:05am EST
anywhere else in the united states. >> vicki, my sister's, got it. my niece cherry's got it. there's a lot in the family. >> reporter: that is a lot. in the blankenship family, there is not a single brother or sister in this generation of ten who does not have diabetes, what is called type ii, or adult tie beats. >> who is it going to get next? that's what you think about. what's going to happen to who next? >> reporter: but diabetes is difficult to ignore. it happens when the pancreas cannot produce enough of a substance called insulin, the hormone that cells need to convert sugar into energy. in the absence of insulin, blood sugar levels normally measure somewhere between 80 and 120, skyrocket. that can cause blackouts, comas and even death. >> right now it's 276. >> there i'm at 140. that's not bad. >> see, it's 333. and i haven't even sate nothing but a small apple today. >> reporter: tammy is the youngest sister in the family and she has the very worst case. she says the disease consumes her entire life. >> i can't walk. normally i can't eat unless it's maybe one meal a day and then i
ABC
Jan 19, 2010 3:05am EST
the opportunity to restore a balance of power in the united states senate. >> reporter: speaker of the house nancy pelosi is watching the race but insists she's not concerned about the future of health care reform. >> certainly the dynamic will change, depending on what happened in massachusetts. but i -- >> what does that mean? >> just a question of how we would proceed. but it doesn't mean we won't have a health care bill. >> reporter: if brown wins, democrats could still pass a health care reform bill if the house was to just agree to pass the senate version. still, most political analysts agree that scenario is highly unlikely. vinita and eric? >> democratic insiders say they are embarrassed this race seems so close. especially for a state that ted kennedy held for 46 years. so we asked our chief political correspondent george stephanopoulos about the high stakes for president obama. >> most democrats right now would agree with congressman barney frank. a loyal supporter of the president. who said that health reform in this form is likely dead if coakley loses. >> democrats in washington are a
ABC
Jan 22, 2010 3:05am EST
of the others will follow soon, though there are a few children who have yet to find new homes. >> the united states would have taken the kids that were being adopted here eventually. but they weren't going to take the kids that didn't have families and that's what we had to fight for. >> we're doing good as of right now. i'm a little bit afraid that once everything dies down it's going to sink in and we're not going to be the same as we used to be. >> the sisters say the 60 or so other children from the orphanage have gone to families in holland or france. >> they plan to return to haiti and reopen the orphanage as soon as they can. >>> we want to remind you tonight is the multi-network hope for haiti telethon. you can see it on abc at 8:00 p.m. >> a number of singers and stars will appear, from beyonce and bruce springsteen, brad pitt, bill clinton. they'll be broadcasting from london, new york, los angeles, and in haiti. we're told coldplay, bono also. >> a laundry list of stars. it's definitely going to be a worthwhile telethon. >>> coming up next, one more "tonight" for conan. his split
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